Mindy Daniels Component


Mindy Daniels Component


This collection includes items created by Mindy Daniels as a public advocate and as president of several political organizations. Additionally, it includes the earliest records of the GAA and Gay Community Center, which had been stored at her home since the time she became president of GLAA.


This collection includes materials collected by prominent DC lawyer and activitist Mindy A. Daniels. It includes materials from her time in the leadership of the Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance, her founding of the National Lesbian Political Action Committee, her work with domestic partnership legislation, as well as other LGBT-related legal matters. It includes paperwork, recordings, fliers, publications, banners, and other ephemera.

Collection Items

GLAA Radio Ad: Paperwork
The files related to creating the GLAA radio ad

DC Superior Court Civil Division decision:  Kirby v DC FEMS
This is the court order reversing the Office of Human Rights decision concerning employment discrimination and retaliation against Kenda Kirby and remanding the case for further proceedings.

This is a recording of the public hearing on the repeal of DC's sodomy laws.

Third Decade After Stonewall:  A Gay & Lesbian Agenda for D.C. in the 90s
A platform for action by activists and DC government officials for the 1990s.

Domestic Partnership Form [blank form]
This form was created after the passing of "The Health Benefits Expansion Act" of DC on 11 June 1992, which created a domestic partner registry. Congressional riders prohibited the use of federal or local funds to enact the law, blocking…

Walk Without Fear [1991 event flier]
Flier for the first annual "Walk Without Fear" march against hate violence (15 Nov 1991, Dupont Circle).

"The Last Minority: Gay & Lesbian Lawyers Speak Out" cover story from The Washington Lawyer (Nov/Dec 1993)
Cover story from this issue is a profile of 6 out gay and lesbian lawyers in DC. Coverage is pages 20-31, with a letter from the editor on page 5.

Per conversation with Mindy Daniels, participant and donor of this issue, there were very few out…
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